This hike brings the worth of the Lightning Professional up from $48,769, to $53,769. The brand new worth is a staggering $12,000 greater than it was at launch for the 2022 model 12 months. Solely Lightning Professional fashions, that is the entry-level model that has an EPA-estimated vary of 230 miles, are affected by the pricing improve. It is also price noting that reservations for the Lightning Professional made earlier than the worth hike won’t be affected, so when you have been fortunate sufficient to have made a reservation earlier this week, you saved your self $5,000.
Different Lightning fashions have not had their costs raised for 2023. The XLT model, one step up from the Professional, remains to be $61,769. All Lightning fashions additionally embrace a Ford made at-home charger, a $500 choice that Ford’s Lightning configurator does not will let you deselect. Lariat fashions nonetheless begin at $76,769, whereas top-spec Platinum fashions (which embrace the extended-range battery that’s an choice on all different trims) nonetheless carry a base MSRP of $98,219.